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Season's greetings

Astragal has learned with heavy heart that the driving force behind Carey Jones’ breathtaking series of Christmas cards/artistic tour-de-forces has stepped down as managing director of the firm.

Chris Jones, who help set up the practice in Leeds 20 years ago, was responsible for the seminal 2005 Yuletide showstopper which featured every one of the practice's 100 staff superimposed on to some of the world’s greatest paintings (including himself, pictured). The six-page card/mistletoe monograph is still kept in a hermetically-sealed glass case at AJ Towers for future generations to marvel at. Farewell to a true Grand Master. Christmas won’t be the same…

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